Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Boys Scout bowl

Route & General Observations

I did a mellow low angle traverse looping below false peak and coming back below blueberry knob. Weather picked up through the evening with wet snow and winds in the 15 mph range.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger Foot PenetrationRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect East
Elevation 2100ftSlope Angle 38deg
Crown Depth 10inWidth 25ft
Vertical Run 25ft  
Near Miss / Accident Details
Avalanche Details

As I ended my tour I happened on a family playing on the steep wind loaded aspect in an area I believe know as boy scout bowl. As I passed through one kid stepped towards the edge and triggered a small slide.

Events of the day

Active wind loading, skiing snowboarding wind loaded slopes.

Rescue events


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